Welcome to St Mary's Care Home
Here at St Marys in the Norwich suburb of Crostwick, residents can enjoy relaxing and taking in the fresh air in our three acres of beautiful grounds.
With the village of Spixworth in easy walking distance, residents can be at the local shops and amenities, including the bus route, in a matter of minutes. Or they may simply relax in one of our TV lounges, a quiet sitting room or enjoy the views from our lovely south-facing lounge. For a little pampering, they need only visit our in-house hair salon.
At St Mary's Care Home, residents are considered part of the family. We put their health and happiness at the heart of everything we do, and our dedicated team of nurses and carers actively encourage residents to take part in all decisions - contributing to everything from the way their rooms look to the therapies they receive.
Life at St Mary's Care Home
Our regular activities offer something for everyone, from quizzes, bingo and skittles to newspaper discussion, crosswords, exercises, arts and crafts. We're also on the rounds of the local chiropodist.
The people who live here can get involved with the local community, including the church and schools, and be regularly entertained by outside performers. We also offer a monthly buffet tea with entertainment.
We are well cared for ladies and men carers, they a re thoughtful and polite, including the night staff.
It's a good place, we are never alone and the food is good, activities are good.
The staff and home are lovely. Mum is well looked after and happy. The home is nice and clean and the staff very helpful.
The staff looked after her well with all her needs and requests. They tried to integrate her into the dining room and lounge where possible.
Excellent home and excellent care and staff. Would thoroughly recommend to other families.
We would like to thank you all so much for the care and support that you gave our Mother over the last 10 months she was with you.
You excelled all our expectations with the level of care given from when our mother came to St Mary’s to the day that she passed away on the 12th January 2016. Sadly the public only hear the bad things about care homes, you should all be proud that your care home is excellent and it is clear that you all do care for your residents and do your very best in what must be difficult circumstances.
It is a great shame that you all are not more financially rewarded for the tasks that you undertake as you are all special people to do the job that you do and we are so grateful that you were there for us and made our mothers last months as happy and cared for as ever possible.
You touch so many people’s hearts in your work with the support that you give to the residents and their families, keep up this good work and keep St Mary’s the happy place we found it to be thanks to your wonderful staff.
My mother was against going to a care home and did not agree to go until the family was totally unable to care for her at home. Mum had bowel cancer and many other problems, toileting became a major issue. My brother and I chose St Mary's after much consideration and have blessed our choice to the day mum died. Mum was in St Mary's for 10 months in which time she was made to know and feel it was her home. Her wishes were upheld, it was clear to us that mum was treated with as much dignity and care as possible always considering mum's needs and requirements. Yes there were times when the overworked staff found it difficult but they always had a smile and nice words of encouragement when needed. My brother and I visited every day and were with mum for 10 days at the end 24 hrs a day. We saw how hard the staff worked but they still made time when we were upset to talk with us as well as mum it was obvious that they cared and showed compassion. Our sincere thanks to all carers night and day staff and management for taking such good care of our mother. You have a happy caring home keep up the good work you do a wonderful job.
Types of care
This is for those who may need some help with daily activities such as eating, washing,...
Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at St Mary's Care Home whether they...
End of life / palliative care
It's vital that everyone gets the right care and support at this important and sensitive time....
Facilities & services
Making care special is at the heart of St Mary's Care Home in Norwich. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.
- All single rooms
- On site hairdressing
- Quiet lounge
- TV lounge
- Landscaped gardens
- Personal telephone
23 Jun 2017
Friday 16th June marked Care Home Open Day, a day that actively encourages people in the local community to pop into their local care home and find out what’s going on.
The theme for this year’s open day was friendship, and Four Seasons homes and their local community certainly forged some long lasting friendships with their local communities through a variety of different events.
The events included:
- The Prince’s Trust heading into Kingsmead Care Home in Swindon sprucing up the garden
- Ty Eirin Care Home in Port welcomed in local school children and councillors for a fun filled afternoon
- A Jazz band kept everyone entertained in Pontypridd at Ty Gwynno Care Home
- It was a more sleepy affair at Whittington Care Home in Chesterfield as the team turned up for work in the PJs before having lots of fun with residents, relatives and visitors to the home
- Music and dancing was definitely on the cards for many of our homes as Benarty View Care Home in Kelty, Gotton Manor Care Home in Taunton, Benholm Care Home in Forfar and Laurels Lodge Care Home in Woodside, all had musical entertainment (and an assortment of other activities) for their guests
- Campsie View Care Home in Glasgow had their own petting zoo for everyone to enjoy
- The Laurels Care Home in Hetton-le-Hole held a country and western themed day which everyone thoroughly enjoyed
- Jazz was the music of choice at The Cedars and Larches Care Home in Ilkeston’s festivities.
- Redwell Hills Care Home in Consett, remembered the friends they’d sadly lost and released some balloons with messages in their honour.
The photos you can see above are just a snap shot of what happened at our homes during Care Home Open Day. It’s great to see from the pictures that everyone had lots of fun.
20 Jun 2017
Thanks to the kind generosity of everyone who attended St Mary’s Care Home in Norwich’s Easter Fair, the home have been able to open their own Hairdressing Salon and Nail Bar.
Lee Ridgewell, Home Manager, said: “Our very own hairdresser Jeanette had the honour of opening the salon. The residents are really enjoying having this facility on hand, as they get all of their pampering needs met. I want to thank everyone who helped us to raise the £300 we needed to open the salon.”
20 May 2017
Residents, relatives and the care team sang the afternoon away in St Mary's Care Home in Crostwick as they enjoyed a performance from local entertainer Jim Henry.
Lee Ridgewell, Home Manager, said: “Everyone really enjoyed singing along with Jim. He pulled out a lot of the classics taking everyone back to their younger years. It was great seeing how much an activity such as singing could make a huge difference to the residents’ lives.”
Contact our care home
If you'd like to arrange a visit to St Mary's Care Home in Norwich, or talk to us about our care options, please call, email, or fill in the contact form.
Care home manager: Lee Ridgewell
North Walsham Road, Crostwick, Norwich, NR12 7BZ